No. 20 Sewanee Blanks Hendrix in SAA Tourney Opener

No. 20 Sewanee Blanks Hendrix in SAA Tourney Opener

Championship Central

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The 22nd-ranked men's tennis team opened the 2018 Southern Athletic Association Men's Tennis Tournament with a 6-0 sweep of Hendrix College Friday afternoon at the Adams Tennis Center.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (20-5) 6, Hendrix (0-14) 0
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers allowed just three points in doubles play, led by Jack Metzger and Dane Hawthorne's 8-0 shutout of Luke Lefler/Parker Work.

-Davis Owen and Hayden Loeb each earned 6-0. 6-0 shutouts at the No. 4 and No. 5 flights, respectively.

SINGLES RESULTS
1. Ryan Olps (SEWANEE) vs. Kristian Lenser (HENM) unfinished
2. Jordan Brewer (SEWANEE) vs. Daniel Habenicht (HENM) unfinished
3. Jack Metzger (SEWANEE) vs. Luke Lefler (HENM) unfinished
4. Davis Owen (SEWANEE) def. Dylon MaassonVetters (HENM) 6-0, 6-0
5. Hayden Loeb (SEWANEE) def. Parker Work (HENM) 6-0, 6-0
6. Dane Hawthorne (SEWANEE) def. Elijah Ballard (HENM) 6-0, 6-1

DOUBLES RESULTS
1. Jordan Brewer/Davis Owen (SEWANEE) def. Kristian Lenser/Daniel Habenicht (HENM) 8-2
2. Jack Metzger/Dane Hawthorne (SEWANEE) def. Luke Lefler/Parker Work (HENM) 8-0
3. Ryan Olps/Hayden Loeb (SEWANEE) def. Dylon MaassonVetters/Elijah Ballard (HENM) 8-1

UP NEXT
The top-seeded Tigers will next play four-seed Rhodes in the semifinals on Saturday.

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